After two months of negotiating with ocean carriers, the International Housewares Shippers Association (IHSA) is pleased to report that contract negotiations have been finalized. IHSA’s 2016-17 ocean carrier program offers rates and services with 11 different ocean carriers capable of providing service to and from every major trade lane in the world. The contract rates are…CONTINUE READING
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The International Housewares Shippers Association (IHSA) issued a refund to participants for 2015 totaling $186,139. The refund, which has become a staple of IHSA, is awarded by the IHSA Board of Directors at the conclusion of the association’s fiscal year. Each participant’s share depends on their level of participation and is based on every 40-foot equivalent unit (FEU)…CONTINUE READING
Compelling Articles, Videos, DIY Tips, Home Ideas and More Found at IHAInspiredHome.org As savvy consumers increasingly turn to the web to select kitchen utensils, organization tools, cookware pieces, home décor and more to “make their house a home,” a new online resource launches to deliver fresh content on emerging home trends and housewares…CONTINUE READING
Features on Halloween and fall-themed entertaining, food preparation and storage; personal care and grooming; home organization; closet and clothes care; garage organization and pet care will launch the new Inspired Home website created by the International Housewares Association. The website, www.IHAInspiredHome.org, is part of IHA’s consumer-focused initiative that will…CONTINUE READING
Author: Jeff Bergmann, International Housewares Shippers Association (IHSA) On June 4th, I wrote a blog titled “Container Space and Equipment Challenges Persist in Asia”. Almost four months have passed and many of the same challenges persist within the Asia - United States market. No doubt, the chaos experienced by shippers during the months of May, June, and July has…CONTINUE READING
Author: Jeff Bergman, International Housewares Shippers Association (IHSA) A recent headline on the Journal of Commerce website that read "Carriers Restoring Capacity Faster Than Demand" had many importers scratching their heads. Any person responsible for moving cargo from Asia to the United States understands that nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, demand is…CONTINUE READING